By / September 17, 2019

What you need to know about cannabis cultivation

Some countries have legalized the cultivation of cannabis for medical purposes. Below we present some of the benefits of the production of this plant to clarify some doubts about its characteristics.

Cannabis growth

Industrial hemp plants descended from wild cannabis. These plants provide fiber and negligible amounts of psychoactive tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). The main psychoactive part of cannabis is THC, one of the 483 known compounds in the plant, including at least 65 other cannabinoids.

Botanists have pointed out that cannabis originates in Central Asia, although it may also have had its origins in the south of that continent. It is a region with ideal characteristics for the plant to grow easily.

However, people in Asia have considered cannabis to be dangerous, and have even tried to remove it from natural areas. They believe this because of its effects on human health.

Cannabis requires certain conditions for its proliferation, such as sunlight and constant watering. Easy to produce, most of the plant is now grown in controlled spaces. points out that one must provide the right environment for the cannabis plant to grow. For example, LED lights to favor its development and allows the growth of cannabis indoors.

cannabis hemp product from cultivation
A number of countries have legalized cannabis for medicinal uses. (Source)

Benefits of cannabis cultivation

Cannabis cultivation has various benefits in some countries. However, in countries such as the United States, where they have certain provisions for growing.

For example, in the case of cannabis cultivation, some of the advantages are the control of its quality under safe conditions. This is important for growing small quantities for personal consumption.

Countries with legal growing

Some countries prohibit the cultivation of cannabis, but there are some nations where it is legal for medicinal purposes, such as the United Kingdom. However, in Canada, Holland and some states of the United States, almost anyone can produce the plant.

In addition, several companies have expressed interest in participating in the processes of cultivation and production of cannabis for medicinal purposes. The industries for cannabis and industrial hemp are growing, and the market predicts that many countries will be following the trend.

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